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England 1751 – 1793


Germany 1747 – England 1794


  • England from 1786

A view in the Island of Pulo Condore. c. 1820
Collection Title: Webber, John. 'Proofs for "Views of the South Seas" '. London and Frankfurt: the artist and C.E.G. Prestel, 1788-1820.
Place made: London Frankfurt, Greater London Hessen state, Darmstadt district, England Germany
Creation Notes: Plate orginally created in 1792, in London. Publishing details subsquently added and plate printed in Frankfurt, Germany in c. 1820.
Materials & Technique: prints, soft-ground etching, hard-ground etching and aquatint, printed in sepia ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: later issue
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Printed in Frankfurt c.1820 by C.E.G. Prestel, presumably Marie Prestel’s husband. It is not clear how this plate came to be in Frankfurt.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed centre left below image in black pencil, '6/'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '£32.5 / 6 [within circle] / 9605 [within square] [crossed out] 1/88 / 2028 [within square] HAE/- / A'. inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '208 [within circle]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, ' 66561 [underlined] / [illegible] 60- '. inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'RV6'. inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '57/58/203 (6) [inverted]'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'Pulo Condor [sic] / [illegible]'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.8 h x 39.3 w cm printed image and text 39.3 w cm plate-mark 30.0 h x 42.4 w cm sheet 45.0 h x 55.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.488.23
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Hordern House Rare Books, Sydney, 2016.